Montgomery City-County Public Library Event Calendar

Date: 11/14/2018
Time: 2:00 PM -
Title: Book Bunch Book Club
Location: Governors Square Branch Library
Intended Audience: Adults
Description: Members will read They Say the Wind is Red; The Alabama Choctaw/ Lost in Their Own Land, a nonfiction book by Alabama author, Jacqueline Anderson Matte.

Summary: The book tells the history of the Choctaw Indians who managed to remain in Alabama when other southeastern Indians were forcibly moved to the West in the 1830s.They lived mostly hidden from public view in the swamps and piney woods of Mobile and Washington Counties. It chronicles the Choctaws’ pride, endurance, and persistence in the face of abhorrent conditions imposed by government at all levels.